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    Retelling the Immigrant Experience: A Review of ‘Xiao’

    'Before us is a potted plant, a porcelain tea set, a dinner table, and a couple in embrace.'

    Barefoot Bakery — Cakes, bakes, and great values

    "What makes it even more special though is the ethos behind it and every single dish on offer."

    “Heartwarming, enjoyable, and refreshingly different”: A Review of Sisyphus House

    'The charm of the production was in the idea that the titular house had been witness to all sorts of burgeoning relationships throughout its tenure, and this was sweetly conveyed through Nott and Bruton’s writing.'

    “A successful exploration of the play’s tension and comedy”: A review of Macbeth.

    Andrew Raynes’ production of Macbeth is a successful exploration of the play’s tension and comedy, and the cast and crew should be congratulated on bringing that out. The production succeeds in creating the world of Macbeth, and is blessed with some very talented actors which help bring it to life.

    Kesha ‘Gag Order’: A review

    'The album is all Kesha, a meticulously crafted and finely tuned testament to her prowess as a songwriter.'

    Evil Dead Rise: Brutal, Bloody, Bonkers.

    'Spirits are unleashed, souls are possessed, and jumpscares are aplenty.'

    Temptations Dessert Lounge – Everything sweet, all at once?

    "Cookie dough is my weak spot in these kinds of places and Temptations’ options are seemingly endless."

    Guardians of the Galaxy 3

    'If you’ve been sitting at home with your cork board and red string, becoming the next Hercule Poirot trying to work out how on earth the MCU fits together nowadays, give this intergalactic film a try.'

    LB’s — Summertown’s one-of-a-kind Lebanese deli

    "Summertown’s options are ever growing, but through all of that, it is clear why LB’s has remained a staple."

    Mambo Italiano — Carlotta comes to Marylebone

    "I will never cease to be amazed by that consistently remarkable ability to reinvent."

    Burnout BBQ — Brisket, wings and hot rods

    "This is undoubtedly the place to go in Oxford for an authentically fun evening of American food."

    George Street Social — Brunching, but at what price?

    "Moving onto the lunch menu, the items here are high quality but also much higher cost."

    Cocomelt — Syrian chocolate cafés come to London

    "Chocolate is just about my favourite thing in the world and, if you are the same, Cocomelt is one of those places that simply needs to be ticked off your bucket list."

    The White Stuff and its Discontents

    'Increasingly, then, the heritage bequeathed to us in these museums is not just trapped in glass, but also in a host of moralising, ‘problematising’ and, ultimately, infantilising, narratives that are in their nature more political than educational.'

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